Hibs defender Liam Fontaine facing two months on sidelines

Hibs defender Liam Fontaine is facing two months on the sidelines as he prepares to undergo angle surgery.

Friday, 3rd March 2017, 1:19 pm
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 10:05 am
Liam Fontaine lies grounded after picking up an ankle injury against Dunfermline last weekend. Pic: SNS

The centre-back sustained his injury in the first half of last weekend’s 2-2 draw with Dunfermline and will have an operation next week.

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Fontaine has been told he faces around six to eight weeks out of action, which means he is unlikely to play much – if any – part in what remains of Hibs’ bid to secure the Championship title.